Curriculum Vitae

Suzanne de Graaf



Heining 157B

1047 AE Amsterdam

06 24261185



BTW-nummer NL001900946B31



1989 – 1994 Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, ‘autonomous sculpture’ department. Diploma obtained 6 July 1994.

1994 – 1995 HKU, school for the Arts, Utrecht, first degree teacher training History of the Arts and handicrafts.

2003 – 2004  Fashion styling training. Vogue Academy, Amsterdam.

Diploma obtained June 2004.



2023 -24   December 15- till-28-01-2024, ‘ van plint tot plafond’ , group exhibition, Gallery What Art can do,  Amsterdam

2023     December 1,  Salon group exhibition. Arti et Amicitiae

2023    May, Crypt gallery Londen UK, group exhibition L’Age D’Or

2022     December, Salon Group exhibition, showing my new work ‘ strechted bat’ Arti et Amicitiae

2022     June, Group exhibition; ‘ Sous-sol Sur-mer’ in Artspace, Amsterdam. Arti et Amicitiae

2022     April 30-May 29, L’Age D’Or, groupexhibition, Almere

2021-2022 December, January, Arti et Amicitiea, Amsterdam. Showing sculpture, ‘ Diver’ Arti et Amicitiae

2021     December L’Age D’Or, Almere, POSTPONED! L’ Age d’Or event

2021     July-Sept, Zomersalon Arti et Amicitiae, showing the painting ‘horse Appaerance’

2021     June, Open Studio at Broedplaats Heining

2020     Group exhibition at Kunst Kan Gallery , Amsterdam. Kunst Kan Kreuken Wenden Keren. Anne-Will Lufting, Mies Baars en

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2020     Group exhibition ‘Van Tafel’ – ‘open call’ – at Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam. Curator, Suzanne de Graaf

2019      Salon 2019, nieuw werk. I am showing my new peace ‘cat-grab’

2019     Group exhibition L’age D’or at Sociëteit Sexyland Amsterdam December 7, 2019

2019      Salon des artistes 2019 in ateliers BaZtille, Zoetermeer, opening zaterdag 14 september Ateliers BaZtille tentoonstellingstijden

2019      Zomersalon 2019, Art ‘n Society Society, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

2019      Nasty Woman Portugal, Lissabon, showing my mermaids from the ‘invasion of the mermaids series. More info on                     Nasty Woman

2018-2019 Nieuw werk in Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Salon

2018      Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, summer exhibition ‘ colorful city’

2018 gallery, Amsterdam

2017       Salon 2017 – nieuw werk

2017       Risk, Breed Art Studios, Group exhibition: Maarten van Schaik, Tinca veerman, Suzanne de Graaf

2017       Nasty Woman Alkmaar, at Stadskantine Alkmaar

2017      Nasty Women Amsterdam, at Josilda da Conceição Gallery, Amsterdam

2017      Cloud Gallery Amsterdam  Art for KiKa / Tom Voûte fonds charity exhibition

2016      This Art Fair 2016  Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam

2016      -2017 Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, new works 2016

2016      ‘Heining ervaringsfestival’ open studio, Heining 157b, Amsterdam

2016      ‘Restart’, group exhibition Breed Art Studio’s, Amsterdam

2016      Cloud Art Gallery; Art for Refugees, group exhibition Cloud Art Gallery, Prinsengracht, Amsterdam

2015      This Art Fair at the Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam.

2015      Esther Burger & Suzanne de Graaf “Strom und Boden”, Breed Art Studio’s, Amsterdam

2015      Group exhibition in Arti et Amicitiae

2015      Exhibition at WV15 in Amsterdam. Curator Josilda da Conceicao Lokaal WV15

2014      Group exhibition in Cloud Art Gallery. Curator Josilda da Conceicao. Cloud Art Gallery `Prinsengracht in Amsterdam

2014      Art route Haarlem, exhibition in art-space‚ ’ De Kolk’ in Spaarndam: A group exhibition with my fellow students with whom I graduated at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy. ’ W.V.T.T.K.’ continuation of the exhibition in 2011 ‘on the table/under the table’, Kunstcentrum de Kolk

2014      Group exhibition: ’Saloon’ in art-space ’De Slang’ Amsterdam, with Mies Baars, Frank Lenferink, Maarten van Schaik

2013      Group exhibition ‘Grenzenloos’ in art-society Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

2013      Salon, group exhibition in art-society Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

2012- present   Yearly: Open studio days, event & exhibition at my studio: Heining Ateliers

2012      Éphémère’, ephemeral group-exhibition at the Chiellerie, Amsterdam

2011      Sculpture ‘ink-fish’ shown at Benthem Crouwel Architects, Amsterdam

2011      Group exhibition at ‘Meubelwerk op maat’ company, Soest

2011      Group exhibition in art-society Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam. The annual members exhibition ‘De Salon’ with the theme ‘Going -up’.

2011      ‘Upon the table / under the table’, ‘a weekend with the sculptors’. A group exhibition with my fellow students whom I graduated with      at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in 1994. Gallery Chiellery, Amsterdam

2011      Group exhibition in art-society Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam. The annual members exhibition De Salon

with the theme ‘Loving and making’

2009      Solo exhibition during Art Route Soest, at Comag BV.

2009      Solo exhibition ‘Ontpoppingen’ (‘Revealing’) in the art space NP40, Amsterdam

2008      Performance, costumes and décor for the Laurens-readings in the theatre library in Rotterdam.

In cooperation with theatre group Aurora.

2007      Solo exhibition in the AMC, Amsterdam Medical Centre. Exhibition of my sand sculptures in big glass showcases.

Curator: Sabrina Kamstra

2006      Group exhibition ‘In Transit’ in art-society Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam together with the artists: Esmé Valk, Judith Heinsohn,

Jeanet Snijders, and Angela Manders.

2006      Group exhibition in gallery the Chiellerie in Amsterdam. Title ‘Heavy Dualism’ together with the artists: Conny Spuybroek,

Susanne Boger, Tinca Veerman

2005      Group exhibition with the theme: ‘Lust’. Galerie Hang, Amsterdam.

2006      (‘New members exhibition’), in art-society Arti et Amicitiae ,Amsterdam.

2006      Betreden op eigen risico (‘Enter at your own risk’). Annual member’s exhibition De Salon, Arti et Amicitiae society, Amsterdam

2004      Underwater photo series ‘Jantje’ purchased by Schiphol Airport Amsterdam. photo panels on the B-gate.

In cooperation with Benthem Crouwel Architects.

2001      Solo exhibition ‘Invasion of the Mermaids’ Studio/gallery Eterno. Oranjestad, Aruba

2001      ‘Haut’ in ArchitecturRaum Leipzig, Germany. Architecture exhibition authorized by Benthem Crouwel Architects.

2001      Arco 2001 Madrid. My works among others represented by gallery Eterno, Aruba.

2000      Solo exhibition ‘Meernochmin’ at Benthem Crouwel Architects, Amsterdam.

1996      Group exhibition at gallery W139 in Amsterdam

1995      Group exhibition, Art Amsterdam in the Beurs van Berlage. Represented by the Art-Primeur foundation

1994      Finals exhibition Gerrit Rietveld Acadamy, Amsterdam: sculpture group.

1993      Group exhibition Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam.

1993      Solo exhibition (installation) in the Rietveld Pavilion, Amsterdam.



2020      Kunst Kan…Kreuken, Wenden en Keren #5

2019     Articula 15, december 2019, Pagina 05. Auteur; Camiel Hamans, Fotografie:Kees Funke Küppers.

              ‘Open call interview met Suzanne de Graaf.’ Zeven beeldhouwers al 25 jaar samen aan tafel

2015      Suzanne de Graaf – Sculpture and painting 2010-2015 Sculpture and painting 2010-2015

SuzannedeGraaf-sculptures and paintings 2010-2015

2010      Publication of monograph ‚ Suzanne de Graaf

2000      Drawings from the sketchbooks of Suzanne de Graaf at the ‘Meernochmin’ exhibition at Benthem Crouwel Architects. Design: Reinoud Homan, Printing Rob Stolk

2001      ‘Kijken en Koken’, (‘Looking and Cooking’). Recipes by Klary Koopmans & drawings by Suzanne de Graaf



2001 – Basic scholarship from the  Fund for the Arts Amsterdam.



2001 – Costume design for the short movie ‘Madness’ directed by Reinier Zwartjes

2007 – Styling, properties, and décor design based on, and made from my sculptures for the dance and theatre show ‘Human Woman’ directed by Isabel Schröder, theatre group Aurora. In the Melkweg theatre, AmsterdamHuman Woman

2008 – Laurenslezingen Rotterdam, Artistic production. Director and concept: Isabel Schröder.

2013 – Costume design and theater design for Einsame Spitze , theatre show by Isabel Schröder, theatre group Aurora, taking place in an indoor diving pool (Sloterparkbad, Amsterdam) Einsame Spitze



Art in the collections of (among others):

Jan Benthem, Amsterdam, Almere.

Benthem Crouwel Architecten BV BNA, Amsterdam.

Kho Liang 1st Associates, Amsterdam.

Eveline Merkx, Merkx, Amsterdam.

Peter Kropp, Amsterdam.

Dennis Duchhart and Klary Koopmans, Amsterdam.

Allard Wildenberg, Naarden.

Schiphol Airport, B gate.

Isabel Schröder.

Maarten van Schaik.

Heymen Westerveld en Annemiek de Ruyter

Robert Wendich

Airco Caravan